A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 03:18:46 / March 5, 2021 @ 3:18 am. Unique identifier: us7000didc. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000didc. Exact location, longitude -176.6435° West, latitude -29.3829° South, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:18:46 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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